On the Council of Elders of Turkmenistan the strategy of social and economic development of the country for 2018-2024 was provided
At the taking place meeting of the Council of Elders after discussions it is planned to accept the major document – "Program of the President of Turkmenistan for social and economic development of the country for 2018-2024".
In the Program particular purposes and tasks, the basic principles, the priority directions and the expected results of development during the seven-year period is noticed. Besides, measures for implementation of these purposes, including increase in overall performance of economic organizations are planned, tasks on enhancement of system of state regulation and ways of its upgrade are formulated.
It is also provided to take all necessary steps for improvement of macroeconomic regulation in the conditions of world financial and economic crisis, to achieve balance of these indicators, to continue reforming of the financial and bank sphere.
According to the Program within the next 7 years it is planned to support a high year-on-year increase rate of GDP of the country (at the level of 6,2 – 8,2 percent).
During the seven-year period the industry share in structure of national economy will average 33 percent, constructions – 14, a share of agricultural industry – 10,9 percent. On industries of transport and communication this indicator will reach 9,1 percent, on the sphere of trade – 12, on service trade – 21 percent.
For the purpose of forming of industrially developed economy work on creation and providing national priorities, support of scientific and technical initiatives will be continued.
"Accomplishment of these works will create full-fledged conditions for considerable building-up of the export potential and also will allow to create in all regions of the country of capacity on production of import-substituting products", the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized, representing the Program.
In the Program the task of the most complete involvement of all resources and opportunities for the stable growth of national economy, the accelerated transition to the market relations, in particular, of rapid development of the non-state sector of economy is also set. Also creation of joint businesses and joint-stock companies, strengthening of activities of stock exchanges and the security market is provided.